Contact

La Plata Campus
301-934-7888
Ext. 7909

Leonardtown Campus
240-725-5333
Ext. 5333

Prince Frederick Campus
443-550-6033
Ext. 6033

Contact

La Plata Campus
301-934-7888
Ext. 7909

Leonardtown Campus
240-725-5333
Ext. 5333

Prince Frederick Campus
443-550-6033
Ext. 6033

Regional Hughesville Campus
301-539-4898


 

Emergency Procedures


 

Lost & Found

To better suit the needs of faculty, staff, and students, Public Safety will now hold all left-behind property.

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The safety of the College of Southern Maryland community during an emergency is predicated on advance planning, as well as building awareness about how the plans will be implemented. Students, faculty, staff and visitors will be better prepared in an emergency if they know how the College will respond, where they can find information, and what they should do.

Key to that awareness is good communication. This site contains essential tools for sharing plans and providing relevant information in case an emergency arises at the College of Southern Maryland or in the surrounding area.

CSM Conducts Lockdown Drill June 14 On All Campuses

The College of Southern Maryland Public Safety and Preparedness Department (PSD) will conduct a lockdown drill on Thursday, June 14, 2018, simultaneously at all campuses. This drill will take place before noon, and will last about 10-15 minutes.

All CSM text users, CSMD.edu email recipients, and CSM desktop computers at all campuses will be notified through a CSM text, e-mail, and desktop alert at the start that will signal the beginning of the lockdown drill and again at the end of the drill to signal its conclusion.

The scenario around the drill will be the report of an armed person on campus. All messaging regarding the drill will include the language THIS IS ONLY A DRILL. Should any real-world emergency occur during the drill that results in the need for emergency communication, CSM’s messaging will clearly indicate, THIS IS A REAL WORLD EMERGENCY.

During the drill, PSD and other personnel will be checking door and room security on all campuses, and identifying any gaps or concerns that will need to be addressed.

During any campus lockdown, anyone on campus should take the following actions:

  • If you are in your normal work area, immediately take action to secure your workspace and move your peers into secure areas. Lock your doors and turn off the lights. Consider any action you can take to enhance the security of your door, such as barricades and door wedges.
  • If you are in a hallway, space, or room with no means to lock down, seek shelter in a room close by that you can secure.
  • If you are outside, seek shelter in a building, and find a space you can lock or barricade.

The safety of the College of Southern Maryland community during an emergency is predicated on advance planning, as well as building awareness about how the plans will be implemented. Students, faculty, staff and visitors will be better prepared in an emergency if they know how the College will respond, where they can find information, and what they should do. Key to that awareness is good communication and planning. Ongoing drills will continue to be held.

For information about Public Safety and Preparedness or questions regarding this drill, contact PSD Executive Director Bill Bessette, wbessette@csmd.edu.

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Emergency Preparedness: After-Action Reporting

Reminder: If you are involved in the response or recovery during campus safety incidents, we invite your input through an After-Action Report to help us assess the response. Your information will be used in the review of response plans that would be used in future incidents. To access, complete, and submit an After-Action Report at any time, use the following link: Ready.csmd.edu/forms/AfterActionReport

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Emergency Operations Plan

The College of Southern Maryland's Emergency Operations Plan identifies the College's emergency planning, organization, and response policies and procedures. The plan also addresses the integration and coordination with other governmental levels when required.

This plan is based on...

Occupant Emergency Plan

The purpose of the Occupant Emergency Program is to establish an Occupant Emergency Plan (OEP), supported by an Occupant Emergency Organization (OEO). Together, the OEP and OEO provide for effective emergency response.

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